You’ll Always Be a Bulldog: How to Stay Connected After Graduation

As our young alums step into the “real world” upon graduation, they have a decision to make. Will they leave and never look back? Or stay connected to The Citadel community for years to come? Of course, we hope for the latter. Here are a few reasons why staying connected to your college after graduation really matters.


The Community

No matter where post grad life takes you, it’s nice to know that you will always have a home at The Citadel. This can also mean getting connected to other Citadel Alumni in your new stomping grounds. With over 42 states represented in the undergraduate and graduate programs, the chances are good that you can connect with other Bulldogs in your area after graduation.

We are all human and crave contact. Whether you are networking for a potential job or are simply looking to get a group together to go to the big game, staying connected to your college friends and connections matters. We hope that you make some lifelong friends during and after your college experience.

Graduated from The Citadel in the last 20 years? Read more about the Citadel Young Alumni outreach program.


The Events

Choosing to stay connected to your school upon graduation means access to alumni networking and other events. The Citadel Alumni Association promises to help keep The Citadel’s cherished alumni informed and connected through their publications and pre-game receptions at the Holliday Alumni Center.

As you embrace this next phase of life, we hope you remember all the great times you had cheering on your Bulldogs at sporting events. Whether you preferred to spend your Saturdays at the Johnson Hagood Stadium or couldn’t get enough lady Bulldog athletics, we hope that The Citadel athletics helped you make some incredible college memories.


The Legacy

Proud of your Citadel alumni status? The opportunity is now yours to make The Citadel experience just as incredible for the next generation. Whether this means simply staying connected by continuing to show your school spirit or choosing to give to The Citadel, the choice is yours.

We at The Citadel Brigadier Foundation specialize in raising money to support athletic scholarships and programs. Your donations can help give a Citadel education to a cadet student athlete…a gift that we believe is pretty priceless. Oh, and did we mention that you’ll get some pretty cool perks for joining? Check out the 2015-2016 membership overview for more information.
No matter where post grad life takes you, we hope you will consider The Citadel a home base for life. Congratulations to the 2015 graduating class!

2 comment on “You’ll Always Be a Bulldog: How to Stay Connected After Graduation

  1. Joyce Reply

    The message here is to take agavntade of every opportunity you have to stay in contact with people you went to school with and/or worked with. Jobs come and go but true friendships can last a lifetime. I am proud to be able to call you my friend Mr. Brown. Best of luck to you Sir! =)

  2. Yacon Root Reply

    Amazing Blog. Really enjoyed reading.

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